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Pork Roast with Plum Sauce Recipe

Pork Roast with Plum Sauce Recipe

This juicy roast lends itself to variation, as apricot preserves would also work well. The flavors blend together perfectly to create a subtle hint of Asian flair. — Jeannie Klugh, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 hours + standing YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless whole pork loin roast (4 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup sherry
  • 2 tablespoons dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon ground mustard
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup plum jam
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water

Directions

  • 1. Cut roast in half. In a large skillet, brown roast in oil on all sides; drain. Transfer to a 4-qt. slow cooker.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the sherry, thyme, soy sauce, garlic, mustard, ginger, garlic salt, salt and pepper; pour over pork. Cover and cook on low for 5 to 6 hours or until a meat is tender. Remove meat to a serving platter; keep warm. Let stand for 10-15 minutes before slicing.
  • 3. Skim fat from cooking juices; transfer to a small saucepan. Add jam. Bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Gradually stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with gravy. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

5 ounces cooked pork with 1/3 cup sauce equals 324 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 538 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 36 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.